Aliant Energy Grant to SMILES Partnering With Aliant

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SMILES (Special Methods in Learning Equine Skills, Inc.) is proud to announce that they have been chosen to receive a Community Grant from Alliant Energy Foundation.

The grant will help to provide SMILES Riderships during the Fall Session of 2014. During a particularly competitive grant making cycle, SMILES is pleased to have been chosen as one of the organizations to receive a grant from Alliant Energy Foundation.


Therapeutic Riding classes, and Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies, help to improve both the lives and living skills of individuals with special needs. Through a partnership with horses, SMILES helps to improve the lives of people living with disability. Alliant Energy Foundation is partnering with SMILES in ways that will assure these programs and services will continue to be available to clients who will benefit.


SMILES is accredited as a PATH International (Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship) Premier Center, assuring clients of the highest standards in the industry. SMILES has provided the benefits of Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies to people of all ages who have special needs for almost thirty years. SMILES is a 501c3 non-profit organization and depends upon the community for support. For more information about SMILES please contact (262)882-3470.